Epic games stores announced that it has 58 millions user,taking advantage of the launch of its self-publishing system , the parents of Fortnite and those responsible for Unreal Engine have announced today,this is a figure slightly lower than that registered just a year ago, although in a different context.
At that time the trade put into practice a powerful gift policy that allowed PC players to add releases such as Borderlands: A Very Beautiful Collection, Civilization VI, ARK: Survival Evolved or GTA V. The latter collapsed during a few hours the store , when registering a peak of 13 million simultaneous players, 61 million active users in the month .
However, if we compare the data with the one shared at Christmas, of 56 million users, we do see a new increase. It will be interesting to see in what numbers Epic Games Store closes this year, since from December 2019 to December 2020 the bazaar went from 32 million users to 56 million , about double.
More than 650 games and apps published
Epic Games Store currently houses more than 650 games in its catalog , a rather distant number from those managed by other PC stores and which it seeks to expand with the landing, in beta phase, of its self-publishing system. Their success may depend on whether the trade returns to higher growth figures.Epic Games also continues to strengthen its assortment of internal studios, with companies specializing in multiplayer video games. Thus, at the beginning of this year they took over Media Tonic, creators of the social title Fall Guys .